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Re: checklink: broken fragments??

From: Frank Ellermann <nobody@xyzzy.claranet.de>
Date: Wed, 09 Nov 2005 05:05:32 +0100
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <4371758C.1352@xyzzy.claranet.de>

CageyCat@aol.com wrote:

> They need to be fixed! top: 547

There's one href="#top" on your page, in line 547.

There's no name="top" (dito no name= or id=top or "top")
on your page, so that href="#top" is in fact broken.

> I'm totally confused by this.

Counting line numbers can be difficult, apparently your
tool uses <CRLF> (^M^J) most of the time, but <LF> (^J)
near anything remotely related to <script>.

If I try "show document source" with my browser line 547
is shown as line 1080, each CRLF counted as two lines...

The validator gets it always right, you can ask it to
show the source (sorry, long URL)

In other words go to <http://validator.w3.org/detailed.html>,
enter your URL, check "show source", maybe uncheck "verbose",
click "validate", wait for the result, and in the result
find line 547 (truncated by me):

| 547.<p>Jump to: <a target="_top" href="#top"><b>Top of

                     Bye, Frank
Received on Wednesday, 9 November 2005 04:08:12 UTC

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